About 75 members of Oxford’s black community met with law enforcement officers from local agencies to discuss their concerns about roadblocks and racial profiling. (May 7, 2014, Page 1, 2)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved keeping the Oxford Conference Center under city management, buying a new double decker bus and other measures during their regular meeting Tuesday. (May 7, 2014, Page 1, 2)
Oxford Police Officer Kevin Parker was recently named as OPD’s Office of the Year during a ceremony where several officers were honored for a variety of accomplishments, including Supervisor of the Year, Jeff McCutchen, who was promoted to major of operations Tuesday. (April 16, 2014, Page 1, 7)
Safety of workers, drivers a priority near construction on Highway 6. (March 14, 2014, Page 1A)
Police officers are ticketing, and sometimes towing, cars parking facing the wrong direction or along yellow curbs. (February 14, 2014, Page 1A)
The Oxford Police Department is adopting Highways 6 and 7 as part of MDOT’s Adopt-A-Highway program. (February 7, 2014, Page 2B)
With winter here, deer are move active and on the move.
Oxford police officers made six arrests for DUI on New Year’s Eve. There were no fatal wrecks locally and across the state on Mississippi’s highways, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.
Some Oxford police officers may soon get to take their patrol cars home with them after their shift ends in an effort to increase the life of patrol vehicles and deter crimes in neighborhoods. (November 21, 2013, Page 1, 2)
The Oxford Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred at about 6 this morning in the South Oaks subdivision. Carol Lavett Gary, 43, and her 12-year-old son were found dead. They had both been shot. Gary is the principal at Davidson Elementary in Water Valley. Check The EAGLE for updates. (November 8, 2013, Page 1A)